An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia, located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville. Our collection includes many selections from fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature, and a unique selection of architecture and landscape gardening resources.

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At New Dominion Bookshop you will find a pleasant, old-fashioned atmosphere and a friendly, attentive staff who are interested in literature and readers like you.

New Dominion Bookshop


March 22 4:00pm

The inaugural Carol Troxell Reader, Lisa Ko, will read from her debut novel, The Leavers.

February 24 4:00pm

Local architect Henry Browne will read from his new book, Vanishing History, Ruins in Virginia.

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Special orders and international shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Events at Festival of the Book

Check out all of the great events coming to New Dominion during the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book.

2017 Holiday List

To round off the year and ring in 2018, we've compiled a list of best new and classic books to read and give this holiday season. They're available wrapped for last minute-shoppers!

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